Police charge man and woman after major police drug operation

A man and woman have been charged following a major police operation in Launceston yesterday targeting drug trafficking.

A 38 year old Newstead man and a 26 year old Mowbray woman were charged last night as part of an ongoing investigation.

The man was charged with:

  • Trafficking Controlled Substance
  • Possess Controlled Drug
  • Dealing in property suspected to be from the proceeds of crime
  • Possess firearm part for which a license cannot be issued (Taser)
  • Possess firearm in contravention of a firearm prohibition order

He has been detained for court and is to appear at 11:30am.

The woman was charged with dealing in property suspected of being the proceeds of crime and bailed to appear in Launceston Magistrates Court on 8 January 2020 at 9:30am.

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